Cyber Security Fundamentals
In a nutshell
Cyber security is now a critical issue for both businesses and individuals. This introductory course will teach you the basics, helping you stay safe online. It can also be tailored to the specific needs of employers to help develop their understanding of cyber security for their business.
This course is for...
…those who want to start learning about security threats due to technology and how we can protect ourselves.
This course will cover all the essential skills you need to use in real life, whether personally or in business, to protect yourself from cyber threats including how to:
- Be sensible and safe online – your role in preventing and reducing cyber threats using authentication measures
- Be up to date and aware of the most recent techniques used by 'hackers' and assess their impact
- Understand the different types of malware and how to prevent infection
- Understand the fundamentals of networking and communications in relation to cyber security and how to protect these using firewalls and VPNs
At the end of the course there’ll be a formal test to demonstrate understanding, which will allow you to receive a Coleg Gwent certificate
All you need is an interest in this area and a willingness to learn.
If you’d like to learn more about IT, how about enrolling on one of our many part time or full time IT courses covering cyber security and other areas in more detail?
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team
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